5.4/10
46
5 user 3 critic

Lockdown (1990)

Cop is framed for murder and sent to prison.

Director:

Frank Harris

Writers:

Joseph Izzo (screenplay) (as Joseph Izzo Jr.), Joseph Mangelli (screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Aftershock (1990)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

An alien visits Earth during World War III, learns English by absorbing a dictionary, and meets good and bad earthlings.

Director: Frank Harris
Stars: James Lew, Michael Standing, Elizabeth Kaitan
Lockdown (2000)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.

Director: John Luessenhop
Stars: Richard T. Jones, De'aundre Bonds, Gabriel Casseus
Savage Dawn (1985)
Drama | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A vicious biker gang takes over a small town in Arizona. A Vietnam War vet passing through town and a few locals with nothing to lose go to war with the gang's ruthless leader.

Director: Simon Nuchtern
Stars: George Kennedy, Richard Lynch, Karen Black
Low Blow (1986)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Leo Fong plays a private investigator who is in search of a young girl kidnapped by a religious cult. Destined to save her, he teams up with a Vietnam vet, a pro-boxing champ and a former cop to save her...

Director: Frank Harris
Stars: Leo Fong, Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue
High Stakes (1989)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A New York hooker tries to keep her daughter out of the clutches of the mobsters she works for.

Director: Amos Kollek
Stars: Sally Kirkland, Robert LuPone, Richard Lynch
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A brainy girl turns bimbo and a football star turns brainy in order to attract each other's attention, only to discover that they liked each other the way they were in the first place.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Linnea Quigley, Elizabeth Kaitan, Karen Russell
Nightwish (1989)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A professor and four graduate students journey to a crumbling mansion to investigate paranormal activity and must battle ghosts, aliens and satanic entities.

Director: Bruce R. Cook
Stars: Brian Thompson, Jack Starrett, Elizabeth Kaitan
Killpoint (1984)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An L.A. cop investigating the rape and murder of his wife traces the crime to a psycho biker gang that smuggles guns. He teams up with an FBI agent to stop them and catch his wife's killers.

Director: Frank Harris
Stars: Leo Fong, Richard Roundtree, Cameron Mitchell
Thunder Run (1986)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Charlie, a Korean War veteran, is driving a truck which is transporting plutonium from Nevada to Arizona. But there are a bunch of terrorists who want to steal the stuff...

Director: Gary Hudson
Stars: Forrest Tucker, John Ireland, John Shepherd
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Nick Rainwood and Allie Yorpin are a modern day Romeo and Juliet living in southern California, separated by the unbridgeable gulf of their backgrounds and torn between loyalty to their "gangs" and their real desires.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: Richard Joseph Paul, Danielle von Zerneck, Keith Coogan
Cut and Run (1985)
Adventure | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A reporter and her cameraman connect a surviving Jonestown leader and a TV exec's missing son to a drug war where jungle installations are being massacred by an army of natives and a skilled white assassin.

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Lisa Blount, Leonard Mann, Willie Aames
Necromancer (1988)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A schoolgirl is raped by three low-lifes, and is then blackmailed by her attackers to keep her quiet. Desperate for revenge, she makes contact with a necromancer, who promptly "takes care" ... See full summary »

Director: Dusty Nelson
Stars: Elizabeth Kaitan, John Tyler, Rhonda Dorton
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Lynch ... James Garrett
Chris DeRose Chris DeRose ... Ron Taylor
Chuck Jeffreys ... Mac Maguire
Elizabeth Kaitan ... Monica Taylor
Joe Estevez ... Dieter
Mike Farrell ... Prentis
Larry Mintz Larry Mintz ... Johnny
Gary Kalpakoff Gary Kalpakoff ... Shanks
Diane Stevenett Diane Stevenett ... District Attorney Parker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bob Bob ... Police horse #3
Duster Duster ... Police horse #2
Lightning Lightning ... Police horse #1
Metro Metro ... Police horse #4
Will Roberts ... Young COP
Elizabeth Rowin ... Lab Technician
Edit

Storyline

Detective Ron Taylor is framed for the murder of a suspect in custody by a renegade car thief. While Taylor fights to survive in prison, the real killer is engaged in a hostile take-over of the city's number one "chop-shop" and his partner is trying to figure out who set Taylor up, and why. Written by RM91945

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They put the wrong man behind bars...now he's making his own justice!

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trappola per un poliziotto See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

James Garrett: I got into this business because I love cars - I really love cars.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Worth a look ..... better than expected ...............
28 June 2010 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

This almost unknown revenge flick has a surprisingly interesting script, and action both inside and outside the prison ties together nicely. The acting is acceptable from Chris De Rose and Chuck Jeffreys, however Richard Lynch is the one to watch here, as the killer without a conscience. He proves especially nasty, and his performance elevates "Lockdown" to slightly above average territory. The movie drags in places, with some scenes that do little to advance the action. It should be noted that the film features a nice assortment of older souped up cars, including a sharp 58 Chevy. In a revenge movie, the ending can be critical, and here it proves quite satisfying. - MERK


0 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed